January Meeting Recap

We had a great meeting.  We were especially grateful for Dr. Kim Bott talking to us about planetary atmospheres and polarimetry, using polarized light to reveal liquid on exoplanets.  We also had a video from Dr. Filippenko.  Please note that next month will be our annual banquet with an update on the Kepler Mission by Dr. Jeff…

December Potluck

We had a great time at our annual Holiday Potluck!  Not as many people there as we had competition with the Seahawks game but there was great food and wonderful desserts!  See you all next year!  

November Meeting Recap

Thanks to all the folks who came to our meeting tonight even though the Seahawks were playing on Monday night football! We had a great meeting.  We had the last installment of our constellation talks with  Libra and Piscis Austrinus. Cliff started a new series about practical astronomy, starting with a talk on magnitude. I am…

25th Fall Camp Delany Recap

Sorry it took so long for a recap, folks, I had to recover over the last week as we had a great star party!  We had close to 70 people and had several nights of viewing.  Wednesday night was great viewing with most people staying up until 2 to 3 AM.  Thursday night was not…

September meeting update

We had a great meeting tonight.  Thank you to our friend, Bob Scott, from the Island County Astronomical Society for making a comet for us!   It was quite exciting and the finished product looks pretty good!  Cliff also gave talks about the constellations Norma and Serpens, as well as talking about what you can…

September 3rd Hurricane Ridge Star Party

     We had a great time up at Hurricane Ridge on the 3rd.  Jeff and I decided to trust Mr. Danko at cleardarksky.com and go on up.  Sometimes I think that Mr. Danko does not report the weather but actually controls it! The site stated that at 8 o’clock there would be a 10 percent…

July 30 Hurricane Ridge Star Party

Although we did not get to go to Hurricane Ridge last weekend, we did have a great night on July 30th!  We had about 9 telescopes and had about 50 people come up to view. Saturn was stunning with the Cassini Division standing out big and bold!  We were expecting the seeing to be below…